They dozed, comfortably entangled, sticky and pleasantly sore.
“It passes the time,” Taryn said at length. “And so very delightfully.” She yawned and wriggled closer.
“Traveling companion,” Hernan said in reply, “very interesting way to think about this. Nowhere near the pomp and circumstance of ‘clan-marriage,’ with all the prestige and property and propriety and perquisites, not to mention the tiresome in-laws.”
“Well, if Evil Uncle’s the in-law in question, I wouldn’t wonder you feel that way.” Taryn stretched luxuriously.
From NaNo 2014, untitled romance with rayguns.
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Wow, talk about dropping us right into the middle of the action, great snippet, it certainly does a lot to pique one’s interest.
I want to know more about the evil uncle!
I love the dialogue and cadence. Terrific snippet!
Why do I feel that said Evil-Uncle-in-Law is watching from behind a curtain?
Uh oh, Evil Uncle-in-Law! I have a feeling this traveling companion arrangement isn’t going to work out as neatly as Hernan thinks it will…excellent excerpt and of course I can’t wait for more.